Humor Unites: Al Smith Dinner Videos. “Obama Embraced by Catholics; Romney Dines With Rich People.”

Via on Oct 18, 2012

It’s the Al Smith Dinner, one of American politics’ most wonderful traditions.

Previous Al Smith Dinner with McCain and Obama.

In the spirit of coming together despite our differences, and regaining a sense of humor about ourselves and our life…the Al Smith Dinner happened tonight. A welcome respite from an often heated campaign, and partisan culture.

Update: after reading some commentary, have to sadly agree that Mr. Obama’s jokes seem funny, and often self-deprecating, delivered at his own expense…while Mr. Romney’s are critical, laughing “at,” skewering, and in the in the words of a conservative blog, “brutal.” Interesting. In any case, both gents are enjoyable:

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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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2 Responses to “Humor Unites: Al Smith Dinner Videos. “Obama Embraced by Catholics; Romney Dines With Rich People.””

  1. [...] Video of the (funny) Al Smith dinner speeches by Gov. Romney and President Obama, here. [...]

  2. [...] the press. “I’ve already seen early reports from tonight’s dinner. Headline: Obama embraced by Catholics, Romney dines with rich people.”via FULL Mitt Romney Speaks at Al Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Oct. 18, 2012 – YouTube. [...]

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